Start in Manchester has launched an online tool to demonstrate the ways creativity and the arts can support mental wellbeing. The Start2 resource demonstrates new ways to approach wellbeing, through learning to harness people’s natural creativity.
As part of Disability Arts Online’s Diverse Perspectives programme, funded by Arts Council England, film-maker Dolly Sen was commissioned to produce a short documentary exploring the relationship Portugal Prints has with the Royal Academy of Arts access programme.
A new paper published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists based on work led by Professor Sue Bailey, President of the Royal College, and drafted by Lucy Thorpe, Head of Policy, and Greg Smith, Policy Analyst, at The Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Kerrie L Margrove, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Anglia Ruskin University, Kirsten Heydinrych, South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, Wickford, Jenny Secker, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, UK
A new study released by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research has found that people in creative professions are treated more often for mental illness than the general population, there being a particularly salient connection between writing and
A report by Dr Jonathan Barnes, Sidney De Haan Research Centre for The Arts and Health Canterbury Christ Church University, providing background to a research paper published in the Royal Society for Public Health Journal (Barnes, 2012).